Archive for March 8th, 2017

TACOMA, Wash. – Battle at the Boat, the longest-running tribal boxing series in the United States, returns to the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. for its 110th installment on Saturday, March 18.  Rising middleweight stars Dashon Johnson and Aaron Coley will headline the card with a 10-round main event. Tickets are available through the EQC box office and all Ticketmaster Outlets. Preliminary bouts will have a start time of 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Johnson, seeking to win his 23th career fight, is 7-2 over his last nine contests and has won three straight at the Emerald Queen. In his last bout, Johnson defeated Ricardo Pinell (14-2-1) on Jan. 20 by TKO. His other local victories have come against Mike Gonronski (20-1-1) and Izaak Cardona (14-3). Johnson’s only two defeats Read more […]

Jack Culcay (22-1, 11 KOs) plans to “derail” Demetrius Andrade’s (23-0, 16 KOs) World title assault when the pair meet for the WBA World Super Welterweight Championship on Saturday, March 11 at the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Culcay, the defending champion from Germany, and Andrade, the undefeated American challenger, exchanged words today as they came face-to-face for the first time at the press conference in Ludwigshafen. ‘’I would like to thank my team for getting me in great shape for this fight,’’ said former WBO World Champion Andrade. ‘’On Saturday, you’re going to see the A-train at full speed steam rolling Jack Culcay. I beat him as an amateur, and now, I’m going to beat him as a pro. This ain’t going to be a three-rounder with training Read more […]